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05/04/19

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable Easter holiday!

05/04/19

And to you too!

05/04/19

Please email Mr Wigington at b.wigington.org.uk, he is our Head of PE and I am sure he will be able to help. Many thanks

05/04/19

Retweetd From London Legacy

We've built four new schools to educate local children and support our growing population https://t.co/NCsoHxrshD

05/04/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Many thanks to for hosting a very entertaining game of football involving Booby Moore Academy & the year 7 football team. Well done to everybody who played 👏⚽️ https://t.co/OLpJk7QHke

05/04/19

Well done to the chobham Lendlease challenge group who won in the final on Wednesday, a fabulous design and presentation by all! https://t.co/dV5KxrH8dh

03/04/19

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Not a bad location for our Challenge finale today! Good luck to all of our participants ⭐️ https://t.co/cFvwcOq5gH

03/04/19

On their final day Year 12 geographers are analysing the data they collected yesterday at the coast. https://t.co/6m5CPhodIk

03/04/19

Thank you for addressing this, hopefully we can resolve it

02/04/19

Year 12 Geographers are looking at erosion on the North Norfolk coast and protection at Overstrand as part of their field course. https://t.co/UvotWk2Fhc

01/04/19

Year 12 Geographers have arrived in Cromer as part of the sixth form geography field trip https://t.co/2KY4X5SONm

01/04/19

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Our ‘women in aviation’ programme finale about to take off at amazing yacht hotel! 💫 🚤 can’t wait to watch the girls’ presentations! https://t.co/WL1Hv9xqxO

29/03/19

Retweetd From IQ London

Employees from have volunteered with Code Club at 's neighbours for the past 3 months and yesterday marked the last session of the programme. It's been hugely impressive to see the students taking on these new skills so effortlessly https://t.co/KiVa1Zeb78

29/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The final stop for the year 8 students is a visit to the brand new strength and conditioning suite to participate in some fitness testing.🏋️‍♂️ https://t.co/mctChA7V1B

29/03/19

Chobham Year 8 students visit Kings College Cambridge https://t.co/w6sw4QODfk

27/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

15 year 8 students have attended the University of Brighton for a day of fun sports and an insight into sport related degrees at higher education. https://t.co/SHz2FiEsjZ

27/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The year 8 PE innovation day has began with a talk from about possible avenues through sport, living away from home, budgeting, making friends, social life and much more. https://t.co/km5PBV2gin

27/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Just before lunch the year 8 students took part in team bonding activities where they designed their very own indoor caves. https://t.co/q1xKLy9t1m

27/03/19

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A-level Government & Politics

A Level Government & Politics (AQA)

Aims

The specification encourages students to develop:

  • knowledge and an informed understanding of contemporary political structures and issues in their historical context, both within the UK and globally
  • a critical awareness of their changing nature of politics and the relationships between political ideas, institutions and processes
  • knowledge and an informed understanding of the influences and interests which have an impact on decisions in government and politics
  • knowledge and an informed understanding of the rights and responsibilities of individuals and groups
  • the ability to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate political information to form arguments and make judgements
  • an interest in, and engagement with, contemporary politics.

Content

  1. Government and politics of the UK

    Democracy and participation

    Elections and referendums

    Political parties

    Pressure groups

    The European Union

  2. Government and politics of the USA and comparative politics

    The constitutional framework of US government

    The legislative branch of government: Congress

    The executive branch of government: President

    The judicial branch of government

    The electoral process and direct democracy

    Political parties

    Pressure groups

    Civil rights

    Comparative politics

    Constitutional arrangements

    The executives

    The judiciaries

    Electoral and party systems

    Pressure groups

    Civil Rights

  3. Political ideas

    Core ideologies

    Liberalism

    Conservatism

    Socialism

    Other ideologies

    Nationalism

    Feminism

    Multiculturalism

    Anarchism

    Ecologism

Assessment

Paper 1: Business 1

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Paper 2: Business 2

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Paper 3: Business 3

What’s assessed

Government and politics of the UK

 

 

What’s assessed

The government and politics of the USA

Comparative politics

 

What’s assessed

Political ideas

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions

 

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions

 

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions